Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Stott engine, looking from front towards the flywheel2975 views
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Display cabinets being prepared2965 viewsit was difficult to know what to leave out - there was so much to chose from
being transferred to the lorry2961 viewsHornsby oil engine November 2010
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Geoff working on the large engine2959 viewsThis is an example of the largest size built of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 3 horsepower
Pete gets caught photographing the photographer2959 viewsduring the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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Close up of the gear wheels on the First Style Crossley Atmospheric2953 viewsDetails of the gears and mechanisms show in this shot
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Crossley plate on the 3bhp2950 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museum
everything was polished and ready2947 views
Geoff with Mirlees No 12940 viewslast minute adjustments before the Exhibition begins.

This is the first engine every built in the UK (and only the 3rd ever built in the world). It was completed in November 1897 by Mirrlees, Watson, Yaryan & Company Limited in Glasgow.
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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate2937 viewsIn fantastic condition for its age (built 1877) this view shows the gear detail from the front and the makers plate
Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (4)2933 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
Close up of the fuel pump before it is removed for cleaning2932 viewsRuston VXA
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